Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Lovell Minnick on Investment in Currency Capital

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Lovell Minnick Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm specializing in financial services and related business services, on its growth capital investment in Currency Capital, LLC and certain related entities. Currency Capital, headquartered in Los Angeles, is a leading online equipment financing exchange, serving owners of small and medium-sized companies.  The full release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Hamed Meshki and Luke Guerra and included associates Bianca Levin-Soler, Michele Cumpston and Lauren Geisser; debt finance partner David Nemecek and associate Kristin Bacchus; tax partners Mike Beinus and Vincent Thorn and associate John Crisp; employee benefits partner Matt Antinossi and associate Joseph Lifsics; labor and employment partner Edward Holzwanger and associate Bryan O’Keefe; technology and intellectual property transactions partner Matthew Lovell and associate Kyle Barnett; environmental transactions partner Paul Tanaka and associate Michael Saretsky; real estate partner Rob Miceli and associate John Jefferson; corporate of counsel Julie Kunetka advised on the regulatory aspects of the transaction; employee benefits partner Laura Bader and associate Elizabeth Dyer advised on venture capital operating company compliance matters; and investment funds partner Steve Yoo and associate Lily Anne Rasel assisted with structuring matters.